Apple isn’t exactly known for having military contracts. The closest they have ever gotten was when they teamed up with the Pentagon to develop high-tech wearables for the military. However, the company did find themselves with a military contract when they acquired AI startup, Xnor.ai.
The popular entertainment app ‘TikTok” has been on the radar of US officials for a long time. Some believe that the TikTok app might come in handy for the Chinese government to spy on the United States.As consumers – we cannot make a comment for its potential security (or safety) without inspecting everything needed.However, following guidance from the Pentagon, the US Army has banned the usage of the TikTok app […]
In all the science fiction TV shows and movies we see, it all seems to depict a future in which everything we seem to interact with is either made using a touchscreen display or a hologram. As it stands, a lot of our gadgets are already making that transition, but it seems that as far as the US Navy are concerned, physical controls are still the best.
France announced the creation of its own space ford earlier this month. The new branch will be tasked with defending the country’s satellites. It seems that the space force will be quite serious when it comes to protecting the satellites. France has announced a program which will develop nano satellites that tout guns and lasers.
Science fiction writers have an incredible imagination. They can dream up events and technologies that might not be possible today but could become possible decades down the line. In order to figure out what its armed forces might be up against in the future. the French military is hiring science fiction writers.
President Donald Trump had announced a couple of days ago that the USS Boxer had taken down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz. It wasn’t detailed just how the drone had been shot down. However, a report reveals that the U.S. likely used new jammer technology to take down the Iranian drone.
The United States Army has announced that it will be conducting live-fire tests of armored robotic vehicles starting next year. The new Robotic Combat Vehicles will be put through tests that are designed to showcase the technologies that will eventually make their way into the vehicles that actually go into combat in the future.
We’ve seen how drones can be used in the military where they can be used for surveillance purposes or even attacks. Thanks to the advancement of technology, we’ve also seen how small drones can get, which makes bringing them around a pretty easy thing to do, and Russia is hoping to leverage that for its military.
The U.S. Army would obviously like its soldiers to read up on all of the training manuals that they’re providing. However, it now appears to have realized that there’s a better way of transmitting that same information, and that is with the use of audiobooks. They’re extremely popular and with good reason, you can multi-tasking while listening to an audiobook. The U.S. Army has released its first audiobook versions of […]
Birds fly in the sky, and so do planes, which means that there are times when a bird and a plane might collide. According to the FAA, this actually happens more often than we think, where they estimate that there are 14,000 bird strikes that happen on an annual basis in US airports. For the most part, they don’t really affect operations all that much, but there are times when […]
Much like how our fingerprints are different from each other, so are our cardiac signatures. They can be used to identify individuals and Pentagon has developed something which can even do that from a distance. A new device has been developed for the Pentagon which can identify people based on their cardiac signature.
Drones are widely used on battlefields now and in order to protect its installations from an attack by swarms of drones, the U.S. Air Force has unveiled a new weapon which can be stationed at its bases across the globe. The weapon is called Tactical High Power Microwave Operational Responder or THOR and it can take down drones. The system is capable of taking down a large number of drones […]
The U.S. military has been embracing laser weapons system and now it appears that another branch of this organization will pick up the technology as well. A new report claims that the United States Navy has plans to equip one of its Arleigh Burke class destroyers with a HELIOS laser defense system. It may deploy the system by 2021.
The United States Air Force is quick to respond when one of its aircraft crashes. A team is immediately dispatched to the crash site in order to secure the wreckage and rescue the pilot. However, this can often prove to be difficult for the rescue team if they’re at risk because of the terrain and weather or due to the risk of enemy fire. That ends up putting more lives […]